|Anonymous 175||A spirit from Belvoir in the county of Leicestershire, known to be white in colour and to belong to Joan Flower, which Joan Willimott claimed during her examination had stricken Sir Francis Manners' son, Henry Lord Rosse.||The Examination of Ioan Willimot, taken the 28. of February, in the 16. yeare of the raigne of our Soueraigne Lord, IAMES, ouer England King &c. and ouer Scotland the 52. before Alexander Amcotts Esquire, one of his Maiesties Iustices of the peace of the said parts and County.
THis Examinat saith, that Ioane Flower told her that my Lord of Rutland had dealt badly with her and that they had put away her Daughter, and that although she could not haue her will of my Lord himselfe, yet she had spied my Lords Sonne and had stricken him to the heart. And she sai[t]h, that my Lords Sonne was striken with a white Spirit, and that shee can cure some that send vnto her, and that some reward her for her paines, and of some she taketh nothing.|
Anonymous. The Wonderful Discovery of the Witchcrafts of Margaret and Phillip Flower. London: 1619, E2v